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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1938 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
First Traffic Signals in Britain - 1868, Edward VIII abdicates - 1936

Famous and historic events from 1938

Anschluss
Chamberlain & Hitler sign the Munich Agreement
Chamberlain Proclaims Peace for our Time,
War of the Worlds Broadcast Panic

Famous Britons born in 1938
Ann Haydon-Jones
Arthur Scargill
David Bailey
David Owen
David Steel
Diana Rigg
Frederick Forsyth
Ian McCaskill
James Bolam
John Prescott
John Smith
Johnny Ball
Martin Bell
Oliver Reed
Paul Daniels
Peter Snow
Richard Stoker
Sir Derek Jacobi

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Brit Quote:
I can resist everything except temptation. - Oscar Wilde
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On this day:
First Traffic Signals in Britain - 1868, Edward VIII abdicates - 1936
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